Giants cornerback DeAndre Baker is dealing with severe fees for armed theft and aggravated assault stemming from an incident within the Miami space — fees that would land him in jail and finish his soccer profession.
Baker’s legal professional, although, says “we imagine our shopper is harmless of any fees,’’
The Miramar Fla. Police Department issued an arrest warrant for Baker, Seahawks cornerback Quinton Dunbar and one other man after an incident late Wednesday evening. Baker is charged with 4 counts of armed theft with a firearm and 4 counts of aggravated assault.
Dunbar’s lawyer, Michael Grieco, instructed the Miami Herald he has affidavits from 5 witnesses saying Dunbar was not concerned.
Baker’s legal professional, Bradford Cohen, issued a statement Friday night on his Instagram account
“I wish to thank @miramarpd for being skilled with reference to surrendering and points with the case. We perceive that the officers can solely base warrants on what was instructed to them on the time. We have had affidavits from a number of witnesses that additionally dispute the allegations and exculpate our shopper. Our investigator has had them for a while. We would have reasonably introduced them to the court docket on the correct time, reasonably than within the media, however these days, individuals rush to judgement. Where some search publicity, we search justice. I stay up for transferring this case ahead to correct conclusion, as we imagine our shopper is harmless of any fees.’’
As of Friday evening, Baker had not but turned himself in to police.